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5/22/09 8:59 A

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You and me both, Marcelisa!

"...there's some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it's worth fighting for."

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"Every day above ground is a good day." (Chef Justin Kennedy of New Orleans, on Chopped)

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5/21/09 10:35 P

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Yes, the President is balancing so many things but what is most impressive is that he's not trying to govern from the middle to appease both the left and the right. No, he's governing style is rooted in principles and laws. Like he said long ago, he's not going to please everyone and that's okay by me. I'm just grateful he explains the issues, speaks to us as intelligent Americans, and makes decisions according to what we have agreed is right and legal. I'd vote for him all over again.

Your daily life is your temple and your religion.
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How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.
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LADYIRISH317's Photo LADYIRISH317 Posts: 55,325
5/21/09 10:09 P

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Dick Cheney is a human being?

"...there's some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it's worth fighting for."

"We're children of a fighting race that never yet has known disgrace." (The Soldiers' Song, Irish national anthem)

"Every day above ground is a good day." (Chef Justin Kennedy of New Orleans, on Chopped)

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5/21/09 3:37 P

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Thanks for the link. I read Obama's brilliant speech. He answered a lot of questions and even quoted Lindsey Graham in probably the only thing he and that man have in common. I hope he can get some more support in Congress & I certainly hope he keeps his word on the promises he made today. I know he's trying to balance a lot, and I know he's more conservative than I am. So I will continue to watch and HOPE.

As for Cheney --- I gave him a speed reading (will dig in later) and mostly saw him repeat his same old line of justifying all his actions to protect us. Really, he's just showing what a fearful human being he is.

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If you let go a lot you will have a lot of happiness.
If you let go completely you will be free. - Ajahn Chah

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It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
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5/21/09 2:41 P

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I never tire of reading his deliberate analysis of difficult topics. He always makes sense at a level that no one in politics has for so long. Thanks for the link.

"Speak the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words." St. Francis of Assisi.


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5/21/09 2:26 P

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ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." -Margaret Thatcher

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"If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?"-Shantideva


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5/21/09 2:24 P

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I couldn't bear to listen to Cheney for the previous 8 years, I am sure as hell not going to start now!
"War on Terra" indeed. He looks like the archvillain The Penguin from the early Batman tv shows. LMAO
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5/21/09 1:58 P

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www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/05/21/ob
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For those of you who wish to watch it...Cheney gave a speech afterwards but I can't bring myself to post it...I didn't watch it either...

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." -Margaret Thatcher

"You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there." -Unknown

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